Aurora, Illinois

**Position Description**

**_Our team is growing!_**

**_Ryder Last Mile is hiring_**

**_a Furniture Repair Technician_**

**_in_** **_Aurora, IL !_**

**_About the position:_**

+ **Consistent Pay:**

+ **Pay rate negotiable based on skill and experience**

+ **Weekly paychecks**

+ **Overtime possible**

+ **Skills:**

+ **Prior furniture repair experience required**

+ **Requirements: Must be able to pass background check and drug test**

**Apply Now!**

If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment, are constantly going the extra mile, and want to be part of the most innovative and customer-focused transportation company in North America, we have a place for you.

**_About Ryder Last Mile:_**

**Ryder Last Mile, part of the Ryder Corporation, is a final mile delivery service of big and bulky items such as furniture, appliances, exercise equipment, and electronics. We offer our customers innovative technology, white glove deliveries, and unparalleled service.**

**_Why Ryder?_**

+ **Strong Safety culture**

+ **Stability and growth opportunities**

+ **Competitive benefits package, vacation in the first year!**

+ **Weekly pay, direct deposit is available!**

+ **Forbes’ 2019 list of the “World’s Best Employers”**

**Requirements**

+ High School diploma or equivalent

+ 0 to One (1) year relevant experience

+ Ability to:

+ Follow work procedures and safety rules

+ Identify and locate product which requires reading and counting

+ Operate powered pallet jack safely and efficiently

+ Read, understand, and follow directions/instructions

+ Work a specified shift

+ Work with minimum supervision

+ Good written and verbal communication skills

+ All applicants must successfully pass a criminal background and drug test

**Responsibilities**

+ Inspect and identify damages to merchandise

+ Repair damaged merchandise including repairing upholstery and refinishing of case goods

+ Repair of damaged corners, dents, scratches, broken wood products & drawers that do not properly glide

+ Re-upholstering of love seats, sofas, chairs: arms, side panels, backs, fronts and seat cushions

+ On-the-spot repairs including all touch-ups

+ Knowledge with blending colors for all wood types with aerosols, epoxy and color pens

+ Knowledge with refinishing all wood textures (burn-in)

+ Write up daily shop logs in order to invoice clients to SOP

+ Keep appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy

+ Comply with all OSHA and MSDS standards

+ Verify load accuracy; check the load count, stability, and product damage, report variances as necessary

+ Changes equipment battery or LP tank and monitors power source as necessary

+ Maintain the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion

+ Assist in physical inventories

+ Complete daily inspection of equipment

+ Perform additional duties as assigned by management or customer

+ Perform other duties as assigned

_Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability._

**Job Locations** _US-IL-AURORA_

**Posted Date** _1 month ago_ _(5/11/2021 12:31 PM)_

**_Requisition_** _2021-98767_

**_Category_** _Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management_

**_Employment Type_** _Regular-Full time_

**_Travel Requirements_** _0-10%_

**_Position Code_** _7897_

Aurora, Illinois

At Ryder, we understand what makes a good career great.

  • Working with smart people you can count on
  • Having the ability to contribute your vision to a larger mission
  • Working together to overcome challenges and define new solutions
  • …and doing it all at a place that encourages you to be your best.

At Ryder, we give you the power to get things done. Because a great career doesn’t just make you feel good today, it inspires you to excel tomorrow.

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